GAME OF THRONES Hits New Series High

GAME OF THRONES Hits New Series High

Game of Thrones triumphed on Sunday night with a new series high for the 4th time this season, hitting 7.2 million viewers at 9PM and 8.5 million viewers for the night.

Veep was voted to its 3rd consecutive season high on Sunday with 1.1 million viewers at 10:30PM. Combined with its second play, Veep tallied 1.5 million viewers for the night.

Silicon Valley turned in another impressive performance with 1.7 million viewers at 10PM. Combined with its second play, the series totaled 2 million viewers for the night.

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver once again delivered over 1 million viewers at 11PM. For the night, the episode attracted 1.3 million viewers.

Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones is an epic story of treachery and nobility set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years, and only the lust for power is eternal. The Emmy®- and Golden Globe-winning series launched its ten-episode fourth season Sunday, April 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, with other episodes debuting subsequent Sundays at the same time.

Cast regulars for the fourth season of Game of Thrones include: Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Charles Dance, Aidan Gillen, Jack Gleeson, Kit Harington, Diana Rigg, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Alfie Allen, Jerome Flynn, Conleth Hill, John Bradley, Gwendoline Christie, Liam Cunningham, Stephen Dillane, Natalie Dormer, Iain Glen, Kristofer Hivju, Sibel Kekilli, Rose Leslie, Rory McCann, Michael McElhatton, Iwan Rheon and Carice van Houten.

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